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Bret Jensen

Bret Jensen was chief investment strategist from 2008-2011 for Simplified Asset Management (S.A.M.), a small long/short hedge fund based in Miami. The fund was in top 5% of long/short hedge funds for total return in its first full year (2009) as ranked by Hedgeco fund database (more than 450 funds in category). Jensen has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including more than a decade of managerial experience at American Express. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Arizona State University. His personal blog is at Jensen acts as corporate secretary for Florida Alternative Investment Association, which encompasses more than 100 managers managing more than $30 billion in assets under management. Follow Bret on Twitter: @Bret_Jensen.
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Recent Articles By The Author

Maintaining Optimism in a Surreal Pandemic Environment

I never understood why my state of Florida, with vastly fewer deaths, is on the same sort of lockdown as New York.

2 Stocks to Consider on the Next Pullback in Equities

Enova International and LGI Homes both should benefit once the economy begins to get back in gear.

The Monkey Wrench in Economic Recovery Plans

The amount of federal money Congress has added to state employment checks could prove a big disincentive for people to work or return to their jobs.

Some Covid-19 Positives Emerge, and a Trade Idea for Better Times

With indications that new coronavirus cases may be plateauing and that stimulus measure are getting in gear, there are reasons for hope.

Fishing in 2 More Ponds Where Insiders Are Buying

Acadia Pharmaceuticals and HD Supply each have seen significant insider purchases of late.

Names in Gaming and Energy That Insiders Are Betting On

MGM Resorts International and Energy Partners are in unrelated businesses but have a spate of recent insider purchases in common.

Decisions at the Local Level Hold the Key to Economic Recovery

Most of the media continues to focus on the national response to the coronavirus.

These 2 Stocks Should Easily Withstand the Economic Impacts of Covid-19

DropBox and BioDelivery Sciences are names to consider during the market choppiness of the coming weeks.

Why Food and Leisure Industries Will Struggle Even After Covid-19

Some industries and the economy will take longer to restart than a lot of the pundits and administration believe.

Here's Why I Initiated a Position in Evercore

I continue to put my remaining cash into equities only on big down days and only via covered calls.

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